"We have set higher quality standards, improved operational efficiencies and invested millions of dollars in the state-of-the-art technology and infrastructure improvements at Shasta Regional Medical Center over the past months," says Philip Dionne, CEO of the hospital, "Full accreditation by the Joint Commission reassures the community that our organization provides the highest quality of patient care to the residents of Redding and communities Shasta. It is important to note that Shasta Regional Medical Center has not just passed this rigorous review once, but twice in the last two months. Our first survey was five weeks ago under the prior ownership, and now again with our new ownership we continue to achieve the Gold Seal of Approval(TM) from the Joint Commission."
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve the
safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of
health care accreditation and related services that support performance
improvement in health care organizations. The Joint Commission evaluates and
accredits nearly 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the United
States, including more than 8,000 hospitals and home care organizations, and
more than 6,800 other health care organizations that provide long term care,
assisted living, behavioral health care, laboratory and ambulatory care
services. The Joint Commission also accredits health plans, integrated
delivery networks, and other managed care entities. In addition, The Joint
Commission provides cert
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